Chennai Port

Delegates from 40 nations to attend maritime summit

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is in the process of finalising more than 79 MoUs.

published on : 23rd February 2021

CBI books Chennai Port official for duping 63-year-old pensioner of Rs 97 lakh

Devaraj got introduced to Poopathy during a train journey where he claimed to have the power to recruit persons in Chennai Port and demanded Rs 1 crore for fixing an appointment.

published on : 17th December 2020

Chennai Port to get digitised operations

This strategic decision is going to result in synergy between these two ports which is very essential in these days of severe  competition around this region, he said.

published on : 2nd December 2020

The day after storm

Rail, road and air travel resume on Thursday. Chennai Port too opened gates to vehicular transport

published on : 27th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: All three ports in Chennai shut down, airport declares high alert

Chennai, Kamarajar and Kattupalli Ports have asked cargo vessels to vacate the premises. Chennai Port chairman P Raveendran told Express that four cargo vessels are now being shifted to the high seas.

published on : 24th November 2020

Nitin Gadkari for double-decker flyover between Chennai Port and Maduravoyal

The Centre may consider waiving off GST for cement and other materials, and thereby reduce the cost by Rs 400 crore. 

published on : 29th October 2020

New seven-day rule for exporters at Chennai Port to ease congestion during peak hours

The decision was taken after authorities found that container movement to the port was not uniform. A huge rush of export trailers was observed on certain days, while on other days it was in a trickle

published on : 17th September 2020

CRZ nod for elevated expressway between Chennai Port Trust and Maduravoyal

As per the official documents, the corridor starts within Chennai Port and continues along the banks of Cooum  until Koyambedu.

published on : 18th August 2020

Rs 3,200 crore Chennai Port-Maduravoyal elevated expressway project gets Centre's nod

An expert appraisal committee of the Union Environment Ministry discussed the project on July 30. The committee approved it provided clearance is obtained from the National Board for Wildlife.

published on : 17th August 2020

Export, import in Chennai Port hit due to Covid-19, normalcy to take months: Chairman

Chairman P Raveendran said that during lockdown restrictions, the port handled all the ships without any delay.

published on : 15th August 2020